Gabrielle Union's 2020 summer reads

Erin Kodicek on June 01, 2020
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Gabrielle Union's 2020 summer reads

Actor, voice artist, and activist Gabrielle Union is also a best-selling author. In 2017 she released her memoir, We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True, and this year a children's book—Welcome to the Party. Says Gabrielle Union about her new book, "I hope everyone enjoys this sweet story celebrating families created all different kinds of ways, filled with gorgeous illustrations and love.”

A writer and a proud bookworm, Ms. Union was happy to share with us what she's reading this summer. Here are three of her favorites and what she loves about them.


All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson

A great debut memoir about identity and growing up black and queer, Johnson’s work is gripping and enlightening, touching and memorable.


Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

This treat is a biting and delicious novel that examines, race, caregiving, friendship and relationships.


The Idea of You by Robinne Lee

This is an epic love story of an older woman and a younger man, set in the wild world of boy bands and the people who love them.

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